Pray for vocations!

Pray for Vocations!

Everyone can help ensure that we have priests in the future by encouraging young men who would make good priests to consider whether they are called to that vocation. We can also pray for young men and women to hear and answer their call to religious life. 

Vocations Prayer Card and Prayer card in Spanish

Vocation Holy Hour booklet

Weekly Prayers of the Faithful for Vocations - Cycle A (2017)

Monthly Prayer Intentions for Vocations

"Pray for our seminarians" Poster and Poster in Spanish

Send a note of prayerful support to our seminarians!

Diocese of Des Moines Vocations Prayer 

Lord Jesus Christ,  Son of the Living God,
Give to the People of the Diocese hearts open
To the Call of Your Holy Spirit.
 
Help us Work Together with Richard, our Bishop
To Cultivate a Culture of Vocation.
 
Inspire our Young People to Give Generously
Of Themselves and the
Courage to Follow their Vocation in Life.
 
In the Spirit of Faith, Love, and Sacrifice,
Help our Parents Rejoice when their Children
Are Called in Service of Your Church.
 
May the Parishes of Southwest Iowa
Support those Called to Priesthood,
Diaconate, Lay Ministry, and Consecrated Life.
 
Sustain our Faith which Calls us
To Walk in the Footsteps of Christ.
 
Mary, Queen of Heaven and Earth,
Patroness of our Des Moines Diocese, pray for us.
 
Amen.